feel, this goes back to the campaign, having seen it at the beginning. they wanted to control their own narrative. they did it better than george bush did it before him. or bill clinton, god knows, had done it before that. they won without, for the most part, having to reveal what they didn't want to reveal. or tell stories they didn't want to tell. don't forget, this say president who basically wrote his own campaign biography, years before he ever ran for office. >> yes, he did. >> he's used to controlling the narrative. and that is the mantra of this white house. and they have done it better in a more focused fashion than any administration i've ever seen. and at this point, i've seen a lot of them. >> someone who is quite good at the twitter. howard fineman, thank you for stopping by. >> thank you toure. up next, is china coming for us, and are they just one click away? mine was earned in djibouti, africa, 2004.